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tonight. david stevenson, ktvu channel 2 news. >> prior to arriving in the bay area the president made a stop near bakersfield where he dedicated a monument at the home of the late cesar chavez. >> this is not a monument to one man. the movement was sustained by a generation of organizers who stood up and spoke out and urged others to do the same. >> it is where cesar chavez lived and worked for 20 years. the site where the farm house is located is where cesar chavez is buried. today the president accompanied susie cesar chavez -- cesar chavez's wife to the grave. tonight the president will attend a dinner at the bill graham civic auditorium. that will be prepared by local celebrity chefs. it will be followed by a $200 per person concert. president obama is then set to spend the night here before leaving tomorrow at 9:30 a.m. from san francisco international airport where he will be headed to ohio. www.ktvu.com has more on the president's visit, including video of his arrival at sfo. >>> republican presidential candidate mitt romney, according to a survey released today, 49% back mitt
at summer time staffing levels. live, robert handa, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> breaking news out of san mateo county, a school bus accident before 5:00 p.m. tonight on highway 17. officials say the bus collided with a van. only the driver was inside the bus at the time and there are serious injuries. one lane of highway 17 is closed at this hour. we are working to get more information. >>> more developing news in the central valley. 40 people were injured when a big rig collided with a amtrak train along the amtrak line. the big rig struck the train where the tracks cross kansas avenue. ktvu's kara cara liu has more -- cara liu has more. >> reporter: one of the victims heard screams and crying before the accident. a big rig slams into the train about 12:30 p.m. this afternoon. you could see the derailed training leaning. she was in a second car, she says she was returning home after visiting hayward. she says she wasn't seriously hurt but it was scary when the train started tipping. >> you couldn't see anything. it was just all dusty and, you know, you are breathing in the dirt. people start
at the end of the mass but he never did. live in san francisco, mike mibach, ktvu channel 2 news. >> not everyone is happy with san francisco's new archbishop. ktvu's rob roth continues our coverage with the protesters and the counter protesters who came out today. rob? >> reporter: the protest here is pretty much wrapped up, protests that drew critics and supporters of the new archbishop. >> stop teaching hate. >> reporter: two dozen protesters gathered outside. many upset that archbishop salvatore cordileone is a vocal supporter of proposition 8, the ban on same-sex marriage. >> people listen to him. we are here to convince him that we matter. >> reporter: it is comments like this one by salvatore cordileone that has supporters riled. >> marriage can only be between a man and a woman. >> reporter: they say salvatore cordileone is too conservative for san francisco. >> marriage should be for everyone. >> reporter: next to the anti- salvatore cordileone protesters were supporters of the archbishop. peacefully co existing. >> it will be very -- test on him. >> reporter: at one poi
their voices heard. ktvu's paul chambers is following the crowd and just spoke to city leaders about the rule changes for tonight's meeting. paul-- >> reporter: we were inside a few minutes ago but you can see there's quite a few people outside very upset and very angry. this has been going on for nearly half an hour. but about 40 minutes ago this was the scene. >> let them in, let them in. let them in. >> reporter: city leaders closed the doors and the faces of dozens of people who wanted to voice their concerns about alan blufford the 18-year-old that was shot and killed by oakland police back in may. today many of those supporters marched to city hall. >> our thing is not to take over city hall. we want to make sure that the city hall is aware of my son's death and are doing something about it. >> the balcony and gallery are close for security reasons. >> reporter: now it was two weeks ago that a group interrupted the council meeting when they demanded to see the police report. council said it was so disruptive they ended their meeting early. because of it, they placed a new laws. once you
is being offered on october 17th. reporting live in mill valley, patty lee, ktvu channel 2news. >>> and coming up at 6:15, new details on the case of a teacher from the south bay accused of molesting a student. the piece of evidence that could be used against the teacher and the principal. >>> an officer-involved shooting happened about 11:00 this morning. the man would not comply with the officer's demand. they say he then reached for what appeared to be a weapon. >> at that point, the officer fearing that the suspect was arming himself was forced to use threat that will force. >> later, police said there was a weapon in the car within reach. authorities haven't said yet what it was. the name of the suspect has not been released. >>> it's a piece of paper that many have been waiting most of their lives for. it's a permit to work in the united states for those who came here illegally. new at 6:00, more than a dozen people are gearing up for a much brighter future now. >> reporter: he kept checking the mailbox, then yesterday, it finally came. it was the letter christian was wai
. reporting live in san francisco, rob roth. ktvu channel 2news. >> we have developing news right now out of palo alto. want to show you live pictures from news chopper 2 where a tree is down on the caltrain tracks there. difficult to see where that tree is but the bottom line is that according police trains are single tracking, through the. >> yes see if you can see the tree. i guess it looks like the tree has been cleared. a crew on the scene taking care of that tree. we will continue to follow the story and bring you updates, again, caltrain was single tracking through the area but now that tree has been removed trains will be back on the normal schedule but there may be delays so keep that in mind if you expect someone home. >> the former president came to northern california today. i don't spend money on gasoline. i am probably going to the gas station about once a month. last time i was at a gas station was about...i would say... two months ago. i very rarely put gas in my chevy volt. i go to the gas station such a small amount that i forget how to put gas in my car. [ male announ
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